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The application process for the 2018 Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships Programme is now open

The Foundation’s unique Fellowships Programme helps to prepare the next generation of outstanding African leaders by providing them with mentoring opportunities in the executive offices of the African Development Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the International Trade Centre.

The Executive Management office of each organisation hosts an Ibrahim Leadership Fellow for a 12-month fellowship supporting senior management with a stipend of $100,000.

The Fellowships are open to African mid-career professionals with relevant work experience and a Master’s degree.

Each institution manages its respective application process.

Eligibility criteria

  • National of an African country
  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience
  • master’s degree
  • under the age of 40, or 45 for women with children
  • any additional criteria as set by the host.

For more information about the Fellowships, eligibility and the application process please visit the Fellowships page.

Closing date for applicants is 15 October 2017